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STP - Do's & Don'ts

STP - Do's & Don'ts

 

Caring for Your Sewage Treatment Plant

Regular inspections and maintenance will help ensure your plant is operating at optimum performance and will maximise the lifespan of your equipment

 

17/08/2021
The Lingo - be in the know.

The Lingo - be in the know.

Glossary of Wastewater Terms.

All the sewage terms and words explained in simple english.

17/08/2021
 The Difference between a Septic Tank and a Sewage Treatment Plant

The Difference between a Septic Tank and a Sewage Treatment Plant

What is the difference between a septic tank and a sewage treatment plant? Click here to find out.

17/08/2021
 How to Carry Out a Percolation Test

How to Carry Out a Percolation Test

Why do a Percolation Test?

 

A percolation test is required to be carried out on the land where the septic tank system or sewage treatment plant soakaway is to be installed. It is a test that determines the rate in which soil absorbs a known volume of water. This is to make sure that the soil is suitable for a soakaway, and to make sure that the soakaway is designed correctly.

 

A percolation test is ALWAYS required for septic tanks.

17/08/2021
FOGs (Fat, Oil & Grease)

FOGs (Fat, Oil & Grease)

Fats, oils, grease and food waste cause major problems in our drains and sewers. When disposed of down kitchen sinks, toilets or drains, this waste congeals to form blockages which can lead to flooding and pollution.

07/06/2021